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Metallocene Catalyzed Polymers - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9781884207594, 9780815518310

Metallocene Catalyzed Polymers

1st Edition

Materials, Processing and Markets

Authors: George M. Benedikt Brian L. Goodall
Hardcover ISBN: 9781884207594
eBook ISBN: 9780815518310
Imprint: William Andrew
Published Date: 31st December 1998
Page Count: 394
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Table of Contents

Economic Factors for the Production of Metallocene and Perfluorinated Boron Cocatalysts
Polypropylene Reinvented - Cost of Using Metallocene Catalysts
New Approaches for Ziegler-Natta Catalysts for Polypropylene
UNIPOL? Gas Phase Copolymerization with SSC Metallocene Technology
High-Molecular-Weight Atactic Polypropylene from Metallocene Catalysts. Influence of Ligand Structure and Polymerization Conditions on Molecular Weight
Homo- and Co-polymers Derived from Multicyclic Olefin Monomers: The Quest for Higher Tg Materials
The Renaissance in Polyolefin Manufacturing Technology
Mixed Metallocenes for Designer Polymers
Advances in the Functionalized Polyolefins Synthesis and Applications
SPS Crystalline Polymer: A New Metallocene-catalyzed Styrene Engineering Thermoplastic
Ethylene/a-olefin Copolymers with Metallocene Catalysts in High Pressure Process
Semicrystalline Polyolefins - Narrow MWD and Long Chain Branching: Best of Both Worlds
Structure and Properties of Single Site Constrained Geometry Ethylene-Propylene-Diene, EPDM, Elastomers
Enhancing Polyethylene Performance with INSITE? Technology and Molecular Design
Morphological Investigation on Very Low Density Ethylene-Octene Metallocene Copolymers Using SAXS
Further Studies on Metallocene ULDPE/PP Blends Impact-Morphology Relationships
Morphology of Low to Very Low Density Ethylene-Octene Metallocene Copolymers
Morphological Studies of Metallocene Plastomer Modified Polypropylenes
Comparison of the Crystallization Behavior of Ziegler-Natta and Metallocene Catalyzed Isotactic Polypropylene
Explaining the Transient Behaviors of Syndiotactic Polypropylene
Equilibrium Melting Temperatures of Ethylene Copolymers: An Appraisal of the Applicability of the Flory and Sanchez-Eby Approaches
Melt Rheology and Processability of Ethylene/Styrene Interpolymers
Characterizing the Melt Relaxation Behavior of Metallocene Polyethylenes
Studies on the Thermal Stability and Processability of Syndiotactic Polystyrene
The Performance of Primary and Secondary Antioxidants in Polyolefins Produced with Metallocene Catalysts. Part 1. Preliminary Studies Comparing m-Syndiotactic and Isotactic Polypropylenes
Metallocene Plastomer Modification of Clear Polypropylene for Impact Enhancement
Frictional Behavior of Polyethylenes with Respect to Density and Melting Characteristics
Crystallinity Dependence of Modulus and Yield Properties in Polyethylenes
Processing Characteristics of Metallocene Propylene Homopolymers
Performance - Property of Novel Glass Fiber Reinforced Polypropylene Compounds and Their Applications
Injection Molding of Glass Fiber Reinforced Syndiotactic Polystyrene
Injection Molding Optimization Procedures for Polyolefin Plastomers and Elastomers
Potential Film Applications of Metallocene-based Propylene Polymers from Exxpol? Catalysis
Effect of Various Polyethylene Structures on Film Extrusion
An Innovative Approach to Understand Metallocene Based Polyolefins and Thermoplastic Resins for Film Applications
Extrusion Behavior of Exxpol Metallocene Polypropylene
The Effects of Long Chain Branching of the Processing-Structure-Property Behavior of Polyethylene Blown Film Resins
Spherilene Process LLDPE for Conventionally Blown Shrink Film
Blown Film Characterization of Metallocene Resins Made in the Phillips Slurry Loop Process
Comparison of the Fiber-Spinning Properties of Ziegler-Natta and Metallocene Catalyzed Polypropylene
Metallocene Linear Low Density Polyethylene Blends for Pouch Materials in High-Speed Hot-Liquid Filling Process
Blends of SIS Block Copolymers with Ultralow Density Polyethylenes
Preparation of Metallocene Plastomer Modified High Flow Thermoplastic Olefins
Metallocene Capabilities Drive Success of Innovative Packaging Manufacturer
Impact of Technology on Global Polyethylene Technology
Impact of Metallocene Based Polypropylene on Existing Polypropylene Technologies and Markets
New Polyethylenes for Targeted Performance Based Applications
Polyvinyl Chloride Replacement for Flexible Medical Tubing


It has been estimated that within just ten years, over half of all polyolefins will be made by using metallocene catalysts. This ground-breaking volume from PDL brings togetherùfor the first timeùwork from dozens of world-renowned experts on the subject. Fifty chapters of peer-reviewed content offer insights into applications in automotive components, food packaging, insulating films, non-woven fabrics and medical markets, among others.


Engineers, researchers and technicians in the plastics industry.


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"...a very practical book on plastic foams..." - Polymer News

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About the Authors

George M. Benedikt

Affiliations and Expertise

B.F. Goodrich, USA

Brian L. Goodall

Affiliations and Expertise

B.F. Goodrich, Ohio, USA